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- Watch each video in the chapter to review all key topics.
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Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about Pride and Prejudice's literary context and analysis for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:
- Introduction of author Jane Austen
- Examination of the time period the novel was written
- Analysis of the story's plot and characters
- Exploration of the satire, imagery and conflict presented throughout the story
1. Jane Austen: Biography and Major Novels
When you hear the name Jane Austen, you probably think about long dresses, stuffy tea parties, and British accents - unless you don't know who she is. In that case, you really need to watch this video about the writer's life and works.
2. When Was Pride and Prejudice Written?
In this lesson we will learn about the time period in which Jane Austen wrote 'Pride and Prejudice'. We will briefly examine the Regency period and consider how it might have influenced the writing and reception of the novel.
3. Pride and Prejudice: Plot and Character Analysis
In this lesson, we'll go over the quintessential romantic comedy, Pride and Prejudice. We'll take a look at all of the factors conspiring to keep Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy apart as well as read some of Jane Austen's sparkling prose.
4. Satire in Pride & Prejudice
We will begin this lesson by defining and explaining satire. We will then discuss some examples of satire within ''Pride and Prejudice'' by Jane Austen.
5. Imagery in Pride and Prejudice
This lesson introduces and analyzes various instances of imagery in Jane Austen's novel, 'Pride and Prejudice'. Austen primarily uses imagery to reinforce certain character traits.
6. Conflict in Pride and Prejudice
In this lesson, you will learn about the conflicts that take place in the novel 'Pride and Prejudice,' including those that the main characters engage in based upon quick judgments and unfair reasoning.
Pride & Prejudice Vocabulary Flashcards
'Pride and Prejudice' is a much loved 'novel of manners', and it is also considered by many to be a favorite romantic comedy. This set of flashcards can help you to get familiar with some of the more sophisticated vocabulary in this novel, especially those words related to behavior, personality, and manners.
8. Pride & Prejudice Vocabulary
Jane Austen's ''Pride and Prejudice'' tackles love and class in 19th century England, with a simple and witty writing style. In this lesson, you'll explore some of the vocabulary that helps to set this book apart.
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